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Princess Peach: Showtime!, Dragon’s Dogma 2, and More Debut  on the Japanese Charts

Princess Peach: Showtime!, Dragon’s Dogma 2, and More Debut on the Japanese Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 April 2024 / 4,319 Views

Princess Peach: Showtime! (NS) has debuted in first place on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 77,562 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending March 24, 2024.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 (PS5) debuted in second place with sales of 68,592 units. Rise of the Ronin (PS5) debuted in third place with sales of 64,646 units.

Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl (NS) debuted in fourth place with sales of 17,919 units. The PS4 version debuted in seventh place with sales of 7,333 units.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is down from third to fifth place with sales of 9,276 units and Super Mario Bros. Wonder (NS) is down from fourth to sixth place with sales of 8,118 units.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth (PS5) fell from second to eighth place with sales of 7,121 units. 

Mario vs. Donkey Kong (NS) dropped four spots to ninth place with sales of 6,987 units and Minecraft (NS) is down one spot to 10th place with sales of 6,563 units.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 60,828 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 27,788 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 1,360 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 250 units, and the 3DS sold 9 units.

Here is the best-selling games in Japan:

    1. [NSW] Princess Peach: Showtime! (Nintendo, 03/22/24) – 77,562 (New)
    2. [PS5] Dragon’s Dogma 2 (Capcom, 03/22/24) – 68,592 (New)
    3. [PS5] Rise of the Ronin (SIE, 03/22/24) – 64,646 (New)
    4. [NSW] Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl (Square Enix, 03/21/24) – 17,919 (New)
    5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,276 (5,758,176)
    6. [NSW] Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo, 10/20/23) – 8,118 (1,795,584)
    7. [PS4] Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl (Square Enix, 03/21/24) – 7,333 (New)
    8. [PS5] Final Fantasy VII Rebirth (Square Enix, 02/29/24) – 7,121 (305,756)
    9. [NSW] Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Nintendo, 02/16/24) – 6,987 (131,428)
    10. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 6,563 (3,476,939)

    Here is the hardware breakdown (followed by lifetime sales):

    1. Switch OLED Model – 46,851 (6,915,823)
    2. PlayStation 5 – 24,183 (4,694,730)
    3. Switch Lite – 7,826 (5,785,403)
    4. Switch – 6,151 (19,749,638)
    5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,605 (743,987)
    6. Xbox Series X – 958 (261,736)
    7. Xbox Series S – 402 (306,008)
    8. PlayStation 4 – 250 (7,924,660)
    9. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 9 (1,192,900)

    A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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    4 Comments
    xXMatapuercas3000Xx (on 28 March 2024)

    Dragon's Dogma 2 and Rise of the Ronin and PlayStation 5 only sold 27k

    • +3
    CosmicSex xXMatapuercas3000Xx (on 31 March 2024)

    And both sold decently well. I think this disproves the supposed correlation between PS5 and physical software sales.

    • +1
    G2ThaUNiT (on 28 March 2024)

    Looks like nearly everyone with a PS5 in Japan bought DD2 as well as Ronin lol

    • +2
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